• Project Manager

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Management
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
    Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
  • Overview / Responsibilities


    Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.


    Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

    Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies. 

    What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.


    Wood Nuclear are recruiting a Project Manager within the Capital Projects Team based in our Warsaw Poland office supporting delivery of the ‘Infrastructures’ scope area. The Project Manager works closely with the Project Director setting the execution strategy and is accountable for delivering the scope to cost and schedule safely under challenging conditions. The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for delivery of a programme of work supporting a key client in Poland. The projects are multi-disciplined and typically range in value from €300,000 - €5M. The tasks contribute towards our key customer enabling Poland’s operational infrastructure to be upgraded to support Poland’s first operating Nuclear Power Station aspirations.


    This person will be recruited on a Wood local Polish contract.



    The Project Manager is accountable to the Project Director for successful delivery of all aspects of the assigned projects through their complete lifecycle. Such responsibilities include but are not limited to;

    • Establishing and executing safe and effective project delivery strategies covering estimating, procurement, project management and controls
    • Bid management, scope definition, programme and estimate development
    • Stakeholder management, both internally and externally in a challenging environment
    • Commercially astute, preferably with experience of operating under Eastern European (Polish) commercial arrangements and nuances
    • Ensuring resources are identified early and available both through internal sources and our partner organisations
    • Appliance of and compliance with Wood governance, project controls practices including maintaining P6 schedule and monitoring the project baseline
    • Identification, assessment and mitigations of key risks and opportunities

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Fluent Polish and English written and verbal technical communication skills
    • Technical degree
    • At least significant experience in a similar role
    • Experience of delivering multi-disciplined projects in a consultancy environment
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, challenging environment
    • Bid management - pulling together estimates for manpower, scopes of work and schedules from a diverse resource base
    • Working in a highly regulated industry
    • Experience in project front end delivery operations, specifically coordination and management of site location and environmental impact assessment studies


    • PMI/APM/Prince 2 practitioner qualifications
    • Knowledge/experience of Construction practices in Poland
    • Energy/Nuclear experience preferred
    • Knowledge of Polish Procurement/European Procurement Law an advantage
    • Seeks clarity from ambiguity
    • Tenacity and resilience


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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